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Rubel, 16, works at aluminum factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He works 8 hours a day 6 days a week and earns 1400tks (US$20) a month (70tks=US1D)
He wishes to be a teacher when he grows up.
Poverty pushes estimated 6 to 7 million children to work in Bangladesh, comprising one-fifth of the country’s labor force.
There are some 40 industries in Bangladesh using child labor, often under hazardous conditions and with little regard for health and safety.
Most perform their duties for little or no pay without access to education leaving them trapped in low-skilled, low-paying jobs that further binds them in a cycle of poverty.
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